Latest News and Happenings from Greenbelt
Parker River with fall foliage along the shore

                                                                                       Photo credit: Neil Ungerleider

Parker River Paddle with Kate
We hope you enjoy the video below, captured by Kate Bowditch from her canoe on an October afternoon. Fall is just flying by, and here at Greenbelt we are busier than ever with land projects, trail work, virtual events and our Annual Fund drive. We look forward to the day when we can all gather again safely. Until then, please take time to get outside and enjoy Greenbelt's properties! 
Parker River Paddle →
News and Happenings
Land Conservation, Staff Updates and Tour de Greenbelt Sponsors
Jones trail in Salisbury, boardwalk and wooded trail

Photo credit: Neil Ungerleider

 20 Acres Conserved in Salisbury  
We're excited to announce that Greenbelt has permanently protected 20 beautiful acres next to the Coastal Trails Coalition's Ghost Trail in Salisbury. Thank you to former Salisbury resident Anne Jones for the opportunity to conserve this land. Never hiked the Ghost Trail? Here's your chance!
Ghost Trail →
Dave McKinnon pointing out invasive plant at Cox

 

All About Invasives 
Dave McKinnon, Greenbelt's Land Manager & Trails Coordinator, successfully completed the UMass Invasive Plant Certification Program this fall. As Greenbelt's resident expert in the field, we congratulate and thank Dave for his commitment to this important issue.  
UMass Invasive Plant Certification Program →
Kamon Farm, Ipswich, fields and fall foliage

 

 Ipswich Residents Vote to Support Kamon
At a blustery October Town Meeting, Ipswich residents voted to support the conservation of Kamon Farm with Open Space bond funding. Thank you! Now Greenbelt asks for everyone's help to raise the remaining amount needed to protect this incredible property. Learn more and register for our Kamon run/walk!
Kamon Farm →
Tour de Greenbelt logo, IFS title sponsor

  Title Sponsor: Institution for Savings

Thank You, Tour de Greenbelt Sponsors! 
TdG was a great success, thanks to riders, fundraisers and our generous sponsors: Title Sponsor Institution for Savings; Lead Sponsors Cell Signaling Technology, Inc., EBSCO, and Law Office of Donald M. Greenough; Major Sponsors Cape Ann Tree Service and Richardson Farms; and Jersey Sponsors Allsopp Design, Inc., Benjamin Nutter Architects, Inc; Colby Farm, Colby Farm Salt Hay, GAC Runners Club, Inc., Lynx System Developers, Donohoe Survey, Inc., and Salem State University.  
 Tour de Greenbelt →
Vibrant fall foliage at Warren Weld Woodland

 

Staff Pick: Warren Weld Woodland
Greenbelt's Geographic & Technical Support Specialist Dave Heacock picked Warren Weld Woodland in Essex to explore with you! Don't miss this virtual fall hike through these spectacular woods with Dave. 
 Walk at Warren Weld Woodland →
Baby Nora Letizia, a few days old!

                

Greenbelt's Growing Family 
Please join us in congratulating Alexandra Letizia (Greenbelt's Development & Administrative Coordinator) and her husband Frankie on the birth of Nora Louise Margaret Letizia on October 16th!  We're very happy for them, and are delighted to welcome beautiful little Nora to the Greenbelt family!
Jessie Herlihy, temporary Dev and Admin Coordinator

                 

Meet Jessie Herlihy
Jessie is the newest member of Greenbelt's team, filling the shoes (and beekeeping suit) of new mom Alexandra Letizia for the next few months. Currently living in Hamilton, Jessie is pursuing a degree in environmental studies and is taking a "Food and Design" course. Welcome aboard, Jessie!  
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